List of persons names (and their functions) used in AWR-Articles

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Name Function
Tomaž Grušovnik (Dr.)

Dr. Tomaž Grušovnik, Faculty of Education, University of Primorska, Slovenia

Tony Barber (Writer)

writer for Financial Times (UK)

Tore Bjørgo (Prof.)
Trish Prentice (Editor)

Former English editor for AWR

Truus Wierdsma (M.D.)

a Dutch medical doctor who lives and works with other Christian medical staff in a government hospital in Ṣaʿada, northern Yemen, speaks about the kidnapping of the Koolstra family

Tuhāmī Muntaṣir (Journalist)

Author; Journalist

Tūjān al-Fayṣal [Toujan al-Faisal] (Activist, Member of Parliament)

(*1948) Jordan's first female member of Parliament (1993-1997)

Tumā [Thomas} (Bishop of al-Qusiyya)
Turkī al-Fayṣal (Prince, Saudi Arabian Ambassador)

Saudi ambassador to the USA (2005-2006); Saudi ambassador to the UK and Ireland (2002-2005); Director of the Saudi Arabian Intelligence Agency (1977-2001)

Turkī al-Ḥamad

Saudi analyst, journalist, and novelist

Turkī al-Mālikī (Col.)

spokesman for  Saudi Arabia coalition forces in Yemen

Tutankhamun (Pharaoh)
Udo Tworuschka (Prof., Dr.)
Ulfat al-Khashāb


Ulfat Makram Najīb (Rev.)

Attendee at Ibn Khaldūn Conference on Copts Rights (1996)

Ulfat Saʿad


Um Saʿad Muḥammad ʿAlī Nijm (Qur'an Reciter)
Umayma Ibrāhīm


Umayma Kāmil

MP for the Freedom and Justice Party

Umayya Ṣalāḥ Ṭūqān

Jordanian economist.

Umm al-Haytham [Wihda ‘Abd al-Mawjūd Ibrāhīm al-Zumur]

Wife of Sadat assassin cAbbūd al-Zumur

Umm Kulthūm (Singer and Actress)

Egyptian Singer and Actress (1898-1975)

Ummat Allāh Bantley
Umniyya Marzūq (Dr.)
Unsī al-Alfī [Onsi el-Alfi]

Father of alleged kidnapped Christian girl Salwā Unsī in 1995.


Unsī Sāwīrus (Eng.)

Egyptian Coptic businessman

Ur-Nammu (Sumerian King)
Urban II [Odo of Châtillon] (Roman Catholic Pope)

Supreme Pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church and Sovereign of Vatican City (1088-1099); Started the First Crusade

Uri Avnery (Writer)

Jewish writer of Shalom Achav movement

Ursula Lindsey
Usāma al-Ahwānī
Usāma al-Azharī (Dr.)
Usāma al-Bāz (Dr.)

Political advisor to President Mubārak

Usāma al-Dalīl


Ūsamā al-Fūlī [Alexandria Governor]
Usāma al-Ghazālī Ḥarb (Dr.)

Head of Democratic Front Party; Editor-in-chief of “al-Siyāsah al-Dawlīyah” magazine; Councilor of al-Ahrām Center for Political and Strategic Studies; Shūrá Council member

Usāma al-Ghazūlī (Journalist)
Usāma al-Majdūb (Ambassador)

the Assistant of the Egyptian Exterior Minister

Usāma al-Qūṣī

a doctor and salafī preacher of Islam. “Each religious community should be able to govern itself by its own laws underthe system of a general law for the nation”  - Particpated in a roundtable discussion initiated by AWR on the amendment of Art. 2 of the Constitution (see AWR-Paper Nr. 40 )

Usāma al-Rashīdī

Councilor; General attorney of Sohag prosecution

Usāma al-Sayyid ʿAbd al-Samīʿa (Dr.)

Professor of comparative fiqh at the College of Sharīcah and Law, the Azhar University

Usāma al-ʿAbd (Egyptian Parliament)
Usāma Anwar ʿUkāsha

Novelist; One of the most important authors and script writers in the Egyptian, Arab drama (1941-2010)

Usāma Bin Lādin

Founding Leader of al-Qācidah

Usāma Fawzī

Egyptian film director (1961- )

Usāma Ḥāfī
Usāma Ḥamdī ʿAbd al-Wāḥid

Governeur of Kafr el-Sheikh 

Usāma Haykal


Usāma Ibrāhīm

Head of the District Attorney's office of Sohag

Usāma Ibrāhīm Ḥāfiẓ

Leading figure in al-Jamācah al-Islāmiyyah; Member of its Shūrá Council

Usāma Kamāl (TV Anchor)
Usāma Khālid


Usāma Rifʿat
Usāma Rushdī Khalīfa

Former Media spokesman and former member of the shurá council of al-Jamācah al-Islāmiyyah

Usāma Salāma


Usāma Ṣāliḥ (Mr.)

Egyptian Minister of Investments
Usāma Sarāyā (Mr.)

Editor-in-chief of Al-Ahrām newspaper

Usāma Ṣiddīq Ayyūb

Leading figure of the Jihād group

Usāma Wadīʿ al-Ahwānī


Usāma Yāssīn

MP for Freedom and Justice Party, head of parliamentary youth committee

Usāma `Abd al-`Azīm
Valéry Giscard d'Estaing [Former President of France]
Various men
Veit Rasshofer (Mr.)

Vice President of Egypt's Evangelical Nomination

Vera Jeschke
Victor M. Ordonez
Victor Ullate
Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul [V.S. Naipaul] (Sir, T.C.)

Trinidadian novelist; British Nobel Prize laureate

Virgin Mary, Mother of Jesus (Religious Figure)

Religious Figure

Virginia Raggi (Dr.)

Mayor of Rome since 2016

Vivian Labīb
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (President of Russia)

Prime Minister of Russia (Since 2008); President of Russia (2000-2008)

Volker Popp (Islamic Scholar)

Volker Popp is a German orientalist with a focus on islamic numismatics, the independent scholar advocates controversial opinions about early islam, the origins of the qur'an and the existence of prophet Muhammad

Volkhard Windfuhr (Journalist, Arabist)

Head of the Cairo Foreign Press Association, Bureau Chief of the German magazine Der Spiegel


W. de Bock
W. Winston Skinner (Journalist)
Waḍaḥ Khanfar [Wadah Khanfar]

Waḍaḥ Khanfar is the former president of Al-Jazeera channel. He stepped down after eight years of presidency, which is supposedly linked to revelations about his cooperation with US military intelligence that intervened in Al-Jazeera's news coverage.

Wadīʿ al-Khāzin

President of the Central Council of the Maronite Societies (2006 - to date)

Wafāʾ al-Shīshīnī

Deputy chief editor of 'Akhir Sacah magazine; Author

Wafāʾ Bāssim


Wafāʾ Ḥafnī (Dr.)
Wafāʾ Qusṭanṭīn

ISIS took revenge for this woman by killing Christians in Libya.  

Wafāʾ Rafat ʿAdlī

Egyptian Christian woman who converted to Islam and left her Christian husband

Wafāʾ Shuʿayra

Journalist for Rose al-Yūsuf magazine; Author

Wafāʾ Sulṭān (Dr.)

Author and well known critic of Muslim society and Islam; Syrian-American psychiatrist

Wafāʾ Waṣfī

Author; Journalist for Rose al-Yussuf

Wahba al-Zuḥaylī
Wahīb Jirjis Ḥannā

Killed in the incidents of al-Kushḥ / Sohag (January 2000)

Waḥīd al-Uqṣurī

Head of Egyptian Arab Socialist Party

Waḥīd Ḥāmid

Author; Scriptwriter; Former President of the Egyptian Television

Waḥīd Rafat


Waḥīd Shaʿbān


Waḥīd ʿAbd al-Majīd (Dr.)

Political and Strategic Analyst; Vice President of al-Ahrām Center for Political and Strategic Studies

Wajdī Ghunaym (Shaykh)

Islamic Scholar; Muslim Brotherhood Member

Wajīh Abū Dhikrī

Egyptian Author and Journalist

Wajīh al-Shaymī

Islamic scholar

Wajīh Khayr Iqlādīyyūs

Former member of the Supreme Council of the Wafd Party

Walīd al-Baylī (Counselor)
Walīd al-Ḥaddād (Dr.)

Coordinator of the Foreign Relations’ Committee of the Freedom and Justice party (FJP)

Walīd ibn Rayyān